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An Attic Black-figured Skyphos, circa 540-520 B.C.

Property of a Gentleman

An Attic Black-figured Skyphos, circa 540-520 B.C.

An Attic Black-figured Skyphos, circa 540-520 B.C.

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Property of a Gentleman

An Attic Black-figured Skyphos, circa 540-520 B.C.


of Hermogenean type, with spreading foot and cylindrical handles, the body painted within an encircling band on each side with an erotic scene flanked by pseudo[?]-inscriptions.

Diameter at rim 13.5 cm.

Broken and repaired from large fragments, with fill visible long the breaks. Large areas of paint loss particularly, on one side. Multiple ancient holes throughout. Minor surface wear, losses and abrasions.


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Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg im Breisgau, catalogue 4, 1982, no. 184, and catalogue 6, 1992, no. 99
New York private collection, acquired in the 1990s (Christie’s, New York, October 31st, 2018, no. 29, illus.)
acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Beazley Archive Pottery Database no. 7278